Researcher

Dr Mitchell Dean Harley

My Expertise

coastal erosion, coastal hazards

Field of Research (FoR)

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Biography

Dr. Mitchell Harley is a Scientia Fellow and Senior Lecturer in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering's Water Research Laboratory. He is a leading international researcher in the field of coastal hazards, wave climates, coastal modelling and real-time early warning systems. His research has lead to a number of seminal publications in distinguished journals such as Nature Geoscience, the Journal of Geophysical Research (Earth...view more

Dr. Mitchell Harley is a Scientia Fellow and Senior Lecturer in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering's Water Research Laboratory. He is a leading international researcher in the field of coastal hazards, wave climates, coastal modelling and real-time early warning systems. His research has lead to a number of seminal publications in distinguished journals such as Nature Geoscience, the Journal of Geophysical Research (Earth Surface), the International Journal of Climatology, Coastal Engineering, Geomorphology and Nature Scientific Reports. He has taught short-courses on coastal processes in South Korea, Italy and Australia and given keynote presentations in Brazil and Australia. Recently Dr Harley founded the program CoastSnap, a crowd-sourced beach monitoring technique using smartphones that is now operating in 7 countries worldwide.

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Location

UNSW Water Research Laboratory
Manly Vale Campus

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Contact

(+61 2) 8071 9883
(+61 2) 9949 4188

Videos

Timelapse of beach erosion at Narrabeen-Collaroy during 2007 Pasha Bulker storm
Timelapse of beach erosion at Narrabeen-Collaroy during 2015 East Coast Low
Simple swash experiment on a gravel beach
Collaroy Narrabeen Beach Erosion Time Lapse
Narrabeen Beach erosion and recovery timelapse: April 2015 storm
Swash zone experiment on a gravel beach